Media interview with Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan sparks off contest of creatively snarky comments

Yesterday evening, a news conference was held by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), train operator SMRT and Thales, the French company that supplied the new signalling system for the East-West Line. The responsible parties were on hand to pose questions and queries about last week’s train collision at Joo Koon MRT station that left 36 people ...

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oBike files police report against unidentified couple who tossed their bikes into a ditch

oBike files police report against unidentified couple who tossed their bikes into a ditch

Following the viral clip of a man and a woman casually tossing two dockless bikes into a ditch, the police are now involved in an investigation against the pair. As it turns out,...

Singaporean lady creates witty dating app profile presentation on why men should swipe right on her

Singaporean lady creates witty dating app profile presentation on why men should swipe right on her

The dating game is a tough one, even with — or especially because of — apps like Tinder, Bumble, Coffee Meets Bagel, OkCupid, and Paktor. But one Singaporean woman,...

Murtabak Malaise: Victory clears up false accusations made by rivals Zam Zam of practising black magic

Murtabak Malaise: Victory clears up false accusations made by rivals Zam Zam of practising black magic

Like Coke and Pepsi, Marvel and DC, Microsoft and Apple, the rivalry between Sultan Road restaurants Singapore Zam Zam and Victory is a tale as old as time. With both eateries in...

WATCH: A couple casually rolling dockless bikes into a drain, seemingly as a public service

WATCH: A couple casually rolling dockless bikes into a drain, seemingly as a public service

It’s no secret that the booming industry of bike-sharing in Singapore has been held back by one particular issue: shitty users who can’t help themselves from making the...

There’s an uncannily accurate replica of the iconic Old Dove playground in a random estate in Johor Bahru

There’s an uncannily accurate replica of the iconic Old Dove playground in a random estate in Johor Bahru

Hidden deep in the suburb of Stulang in Johor Bahru lies Kampong Stulang Darat, an idyllic housing estate containing three-story apartment blocks and… an exact replica of the...

Cartoonist behind Robert the Otter draws up magnificent storyboards of a Singaporean apocalypse

Cartoonist behind Robert the Otter draws up magnificent storyboards of a Singaporean apocalypse

With increasingly frequent MRT breakdowns, thrashed shared bicycles across the island and the possibility of space station fragments falling from our skies, it’s not that...

Maserati driver charged in hit and run incident with traffic police officer was actually banned from driving

Maserati driver charged in hit and run incident with traffic police officer was actually banned from driving

In what looks to be one of the more heinous acts of abuse conducted against uniformed officers, a 33-year-old man has been dragged to court for allegedly getting into a hit and...

Elderly man caught slapping and sexually harassing American expat on MRT in viral video gets charged in court

Elderly man caught slapping and sexually harassing American expat on MRT in viral video gets charged in court

Earlier this year, millions of horrified people around the world watched a clip of an elderly Singaporean man violently accosting a young American expat during a ride on the MRT....

Cracking The Yishun Curse: Crime stats show neighborhood may not be as jinxed as believed

Cracking The Yishun Curse: Crime stats show neighborhood may not be as jinxed as believed

Ah, Yishun. The neighborhood in the north of Singapore has been in the news so regularly the last few years that it’s gained a bad rep for being a hotbed of crime. Termed...